byDAVAR: The Vermont Jewish Women's History Project
Zeesy Raskin's paternal grandparents journeyed from Russia to settle in Israel before immigrating to the United States at the turn of the century. The small Jewish community in Barre Vermont was advertising for a kosher butcher and a teacher. Her grandfather found employment there. He and his wife raised seven children. All four sons became Rabbis, including Zeesy's father. In Chabad Lubavitcher tradition a rabbi is someone who devotes his life to studying Torah, Jewish laws and traditions.... Topics: Vermont, Chabad, Rosh Chodesh, Gan Yeladim
Rabbi Henoch Dov Hoffman's ongoing class on the rebbe of the Warsaw Ghetto, Rabbi Kalonymos Kalmish Shapira's book Sacred Fire, with commentary on the parsha and Pesach. Parsha Tazria: the woman gives seed. After the birth of a girl, the woman is tamey for 66 days, a period of focused intimacy between the mother and baby, eating the bread of slavery to remember all the good things we learned in poverty. What is the biggest mitzvah of the seder? The connection between freedom, teshuva, asking... Topics: Tazria, Pesach, Seder, Haggadah, tumay, tahor, broken, blocked, Mitrayim, four sons, Rosh Chodesh...
This recording captures the memorable selections of the Rosh Chodesh prayers in the Mirrer Yeshiva in Jerusalem, Israel. The first track features Rabbi Yechiel Zilberberg reading from the Torah Scrolls the portions customarily read on Rosh Chodesh, along with the accompanying blessings. The second track features a recording of Rabbi Yitzchok Ezrachi, a Rosh Yeshiva in Mir Yeshiva, leading the Mussaf prayers of Rosh Chodesh. Topics: Mussaf, Torah, Rosh Chodesh, Mir Yeshiva, Yeshivas Mir, Ezrachi, Sefer, Parsha, Krias HaTorah,... Source: Reuven Chaim Klein